I was in a razor wreck on August 11th, 2019. I was 13 years old and turned 14 in September with my halo on. I had a C1 and C2 fracture and an AO joint fracture, broke my ulnar styloid, had a 3rd degree burn on my wrist, a pulmonary contusion, cardiac contusion,
I was involved in a car accident on March 16, 2020. I had serious injuries which included two severe breaks in my femur and three fractured vertebrae’s in my neck.
After leaving Vanderbilt I was transported to a rehabilitation facility. My stay was during the COVID pandemic and I was unable to see my family.
On Christmas Day 2019, I was hanging a sign on the front of my barn at home approximately 15 feet in the air when I fell, landing on a concrete slab. I was taken by ambulance to Tennova Shelbyville emergency room. By the grace of God, scans and x-rays showed my only injuries were traumatic but fixable.
Physical therapy can be an important part of recovery following a variety of trauma injuries. We treat patients suffering from broken bones or sprains, falling in their bathroom to tragic accidents such as car wrecks. There really is no accidental trauma too small or large to benefit from physical therapy if there is an injury involved.